Financing Your Education

Education is one of the most important, and possibly the first, big investment of your life. Spend some time researching scholarships as they can be a big factor in financing your years at college.

Your academic scholarship amount and GPA maintenance requirements are tied to the semester you started at Doane.
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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

For application and timeline information, visit their website

Nebraska Banker's Association Scholarships

Visit to apply

Thrivent Student Resources Scholarship

Thrivent Student Resources is giving away eight $5,000 scholarships to help current undergraduate students plan and pay for college.

Visit the Thrivent website to apply.

Grand Island Community Foundation

The Grand Island Community Foundation manages over 60 scholarship funds and awards more than 100 scholarships annually ranging from $250-$5,000.

Visit their website at

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search Varies

Anyone can create a profile to be personally matched to scholarships.

Register at


Register at

Douglas Sarpy County Family Community Education Scholarship

Applicants must be a resident of Douglas or Sarpy county that has completed at least one year of college by June of the current year.  Graduate level is acceptable.

Click here for scholarship information

Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship

Applicants must be an employee of a Lincoln Builders Bureau member company, or the dependent of an employee.

Application available at


CPNRD Ron Bishop College Scholarship

Applicants must be college junior or seniors residing within the Central Platte Natural Resources District boundaries (Gothenburg to Columbus along the Platte River) and are pursuing a career in t

Application is available on the NRD website

ASCO Numatics Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an engineering discipline at an accredited U.S. educational institution and be entering their junior or senior year of college.

Applications must be submitted online

Winning participants are not eligible to apply for future ASCO scholarships

Lower Republican Natural Resources District Scholarship

Applicants must have permanent residence in the Lower Republican NRD. This includes the towns of Cambridge, Alma, Franklin, Red Cloud, and Superior.

Applicants essay, grades, class ranking, extracurricular activities, and letters of recommendation will be considered.

May be received for up to two years.


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